gold mine of information

gold mine of information

Something that yields a lot of valuable or useful information. I've never met any of these relatives before, so your photo albums will be a gold mine of information.
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(a) gold mine of information

Fig. someone or something that is full of information. Grandfather is a gold mine of information about World War I. The new encyclopedia is a positive gold mine of useful information.
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"Given his remarkable track record and his extraordinary achievements, this collection will be a gold mine of information on the man, his thoughts, and his contributions to our country.
More and more [local] data are being generated in the cloud every second and companies are tapping into this gold mine of information to understand and utilise the market better."
Current economic historians on the graduate level, however, who know the diplomat c history of Great Britain, France, Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and the Soviet Union during the Spanish Civil War [1936-1939], will find this work a gold mine of information about Nazi economic history after Hitler came to power in 1933.
Thankfully, there is a gold mine of information now available for anyone who wants to know about a particular care home, from official CQC reports to online forums where relatives can give their opinions on an establishment.
I think they're a gold mine of information for savvy sales professionals who want to learn as much they can about their prospects before contacting them.
Weekes emphasizes the unique value Internet World offers to internet retailers both in the UK and around the globe, “Ecommerce companies looking to grow their business will find the resources they need at Internet World,” says Weekes, “The combined expertise on the floor is a veritable gold mine of information. We're looking forward to showing online retailers how the proper payment strategy can make all the difference in international markets.”
"Out-of-Style" continues to present incredibly detailed, witty summaries of two centuries of evolving "Out-of Style" presents a gold mine of information about vintage fashion evolution over the past two centuries, all attractively organized and illustrated in wonderful little costume parades of figures over the decades, such as the March to Modernity 1900-2000, otherwise titled The Bottom Line About Hemlines, on pages 216-217.
"The conference is going to be a gold mine of information and networking contacts for renewable energy professionals, clean energy advocates and students." Scientists, engineers, architects and economists from 66 nations and 37 states sent in proposals for presentations.
Someone who hunted the unit last year can be a gold mine of information, shortening your learning curve tremendously.
"He was a gold mine of information and he'd give us the thumbs up, or not, if we were doing it right.
There's a gold mine of information that people are happy to share.
If true, Musavian could provide a gold mine of information about Iran's nuclear program.
For school librarians or teachers interested in using games in the classroom, this book is a gold mine of information. You will find everything needed to start circulating games through your libraries.
Eric Ravussin, an obesity expert at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, La., who wasn't involved in the study, said the work provides "a gold mine of information." That's because it identifies specific chromosome areas that scientists can explore to discover obesity-related genes, he said.
Dr Jonathan Mattison, a researcher with the Orange Order said the book was a gold mine of information.